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Year in Review: The chancellor search

May 9, 2016

Since last August, the University has been searching for a new chancellor after former Chancellor Phyllis Wise stepped down along with Provost Ilesanmi Adesida. The search for provost will not begin until a new chancellor is named. The path for a new chancellor began in earnest August 31, when the Senate Executi...

Six student candidates for Chancellor Search Committee announced at ISS meeting

By Ali Braboy

October 8, 2015

The six student nominations for the Chancellor Search Committee were announced Wednesday at the Illinois Student Senate meeting.Each candidate was given 3 minutes to speak, followed by a 5 minute question and answer session. While giving the presentations to ISS, only the nominee speaking was allowed in the...

Provost search will not start until new chancellor named

Provost search will not start until new chancellor named

By Maggie Sullivan

August 26, 2015

The search for a new provost to replace Ilesanmi Adesida, who resigned Monday, will not begin until a new chancellor is named first, said Jan Dennis, assistant director for the Office for University Relations. “It’s important the new chancellor have input into the decision of provost, because the...

UI adds provost to admin search list

UI adds provost to admin search list

By Daily Illini Staff Report

August 25, 2015

University faculty members disappointedly reflected on Provost Ilesanmi Adesida’s resignation Monday. Adesida will return to faculty in the College of Engineering effective Aug. 31. His resignation comes after a month of controversy surrounding the use of personal emails and the resignation of Former...